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Name: CHAMPION
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 09/03/1914
Launched: 29/05/1915
Completed: 20/12/1915
Builder: R & W Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 472
Dimensions: 3750disp, 420.0 x 41.5 x 14.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x geared steam turbines, 40000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 28.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 6.0ins, 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 3pdr guns; 6 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
20/12/1915 British Royal Navy
28/07/1934 Broken up
Comments: A member of the C Class
28/07/1934: Broken up by Metal Industries at Rosyth


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